If you’re opting for the 2017 Nissan Altima over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the 2017 Nissan Altima. You get a significantly better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2017 Nissan Altima occurs to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2017 Nissan Altima affords ruggedness and high towing capacity that solely this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction while you need it most.
The 2017 Nissan Altima, however, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2017 Nissan Altima’s journey and driving experience start to fall consistent with extra fashionable vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d suggest checking out the 2017 Nissan Altima’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at extra price. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2017 Nissan Altima are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2017 Nissan Altima also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2017 Nissan Altima fresh by adding a budget-conscious Standard Version Value Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2017 Nissan Altima, which pushes the 2017 Nissan Altima into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.